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Workshop: Effective Writing: Grammar - 19 May 2016

(PGT) Effective Writing: Grammar

  • Thursday 19 May 2016 at 13:30-16:30

This course aims to show how a well-crafted sentence is put together and to give an understanding of the underlying grammatical rules.  76 more words

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Workshop: Masters Dissertation Question Session - 11th May 2016

(PGT) Masters Dissertation Question Session

  • Wednesday 11th May 2016 at 14:00 – 16:00

Have you questions about doing your dissertation? Why not come along to our Dissertation Question Sessions where you can ask previous masters students about what it is like to do a dissertation. 67 more words

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Workshop: Writing Skills - 16 May 2016

(PGT) The Writing Process: Getting Started

  • Monday 16 May 2016 at 09:30-12:30

For many students, starting to write is one of the most challenging aspects of doing a dissertation. 94 more words

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So, so many ways to begin.

I could say: a week ago, when last I blogged, I’d only just bought the computer that I’m writing this on, a Microsoft Surface 3 which I’ve been delightedly playing around with all week. 1,322 more words


I'm working on it.

Image: Ignacio B. Peña

I’m done, yaay!! Wait, I’m done? That can’t be right.

Okay so I’m not done-done. I still have a little under four months to start and finish a creative dissertation project (i.e. 890 more words


An Introduction to the Strong Programme in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge

I mentioned in a recent blog post that the work I do takes place in the theoretical framework of the Strong Programme in the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge, also known as the Edinburgh School. 1,620 more words


Workshop: Speed Reading - 11 May 2016

(PGT) Speed Reading

  • Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 13:30-16:30

In order for academic reading to be effective, it needs to be a combination of efficient (in terms of speed and retention), strategic (in terms of appropriately targeted) and critical.  88 more words

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